January weather forecast and climate
Ventspils, Latvia

Weather in January

January, the same as December, is a wintry winter month in Ventspils, Latvia, with average temperature ranging between min -2°C (28.4°F) and max 0.6°C (33.1°F).

Temperature

In Ventspils, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still wintry 0.6°C (33.1°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is -2°C (28.4°F).

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout January, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is accumulated. In Ventspils, Latvia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 171.4 days and collects up to 565mm (22.24") of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Ventspils. January is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 15.3 days and accumulates 103mm (4.06") of snow.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature in Ventspils is 2.8°C (37°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In Ventspils, Latvia, the average length of the day in January is 7.5h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine in Ventspils, Latvia, is 2.3h.

UV index

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index in Ventspils. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 1 in January transform into the following instructions:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Ventspils?

Months with the highest humidity are January and February, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the average humidity in January in Ventspils?

The average relative humidity in January in Ventspils, Latvia, is 86%.

How many days does it rain in January in Ventspils?

In January, in Ventspils, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout January, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow the most in Ventspils?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Ventspils, Latvia. Snow falls for 15.3 days and accumulates 103mm (4.06") of snow.

How much does it snow in Ventspils in January?

In Ventspils, in January, snow falls for 15.3 days, with typically accumulated 103mm (4.06") of snow.

How cold is the water in January in Ventspils?

In January, the average sea temperature is 2.8°C (37°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

What is the average length of the day in January in Ventspils?

In January, the average length of the day in Ventspils, Latvia, is 7.5h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Ventspils?

In January, the average sunshine in Ventspils is 2.3h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Ventspils?

Months with the lowest UV index in Ventspils are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index reading in January in Ventspils?

In Ventspils, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 1. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average temperature in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average high temperature in January: 0.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (20°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (0.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: -2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-2.1°C).

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Average pressure in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average pressure in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average pressure in January: 1012.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1015.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1009.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average wind speed in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average wind speed in January: 23.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (25.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (16.9km/h).

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Average humidity in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average humidity in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average humidity in January: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are May, June and August (75%).

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Average rainfall in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average rainfall in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average rainfall in January: 44mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and October (67mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (20mm).

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Average rainfall days in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average rainfall days in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9 days).

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Average snowfall in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average snowfall in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average snowfall in January: 103mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (103mm).
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average snowfall days in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average snowfall days in January: 15.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average sea temperature in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 2.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (18.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (1.2°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average daylight in January: 7.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.7h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.3h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.9h).

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Average sunshine days in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average sunshine days in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (15.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (4.4 days).

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Average UV index in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average UV index in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average UV index in January: 1

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average cloud cover in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 73

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 77).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in January
Ventspils, Latvia

Average visibility in January - Ventspils, Latvia
  • Average visibility in January: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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